Customizing Estate Plans That Fit Your Future
Most people think that only the very wealthy need estate planning. However, this common misconception is not true. Almost everyone needs and can benefit from a well-crafted estate plan. That is because you likely have an estate, whether you think so or not. Everything you own makes up your estate, from your bank accounts to your home, your car, your personal belongings, investments and more. You also likely have loved ones and other beneficiaries to whom you wish to pass on these assets. However, if you pass away without a plan, your estate will be settled according to state laws by a judge whom you have never met and who has no idea what your preferences might have been.
At Richardson Law, PLLC, in Boise, you can work with a knowledgeable attorney who can help you put together an estate plan crafted to meet your unique needs and goals. I am attorney Aubrey Richardson, and I serve individuals and families throughout the community from all walks of life with estate planning guidance and execution. Estate plans allow you to provide your family with the important information and legal ability they need to carry out your wishes in the face of incapacity or death. These plans can be simple or complex, depending on your circumstances, but all plans create legally mandated instructions that can ease conflict, confusion and uncertainty at a time when you need it the most.
Combining Legal Skill With Real-World Experience
I bring real-world work experience combined with legal understanding to your estate planning case. My is to bring you excellence of service that combines legal ability with personalized attention. Estate planning often involves an ongoing relationship with your attorney who can help you create the proper plan, maintain, fine-tune, or amend it as your assets or needs change during your lifetime. I am here to build lasting client relationships to serve your needs and goals over the long haul. Often, I guide the loved ones of my clients through estate administration and the probate process.
What To Know About Estate Planning In Idaho
Through the use of various legal documents, you can provide details on how you wish to distribute your assets as well as how to handle certain responsibilities upon your death or incapacitation. These documents can include:
- Wills: A last will and testament is the foundation of your plan, naming your heirs and beneficiaries, your assets, how to pass them on, and more.
- Various types of trusts exist for different purposes: One of the most common is the living trust into which you pass your assets which can be managed by you during your lifetime and passed on according to your instructions after you are gone.
- Living will and durable power of attorney for health care: This authorizes a trusted person to make medical decisions on your behalf when you are unable to express your wishes and lays out the end-of-life treatments you wish to have or not have.
- Powers of attorney: These name a person to act on your behalf in various matters, including life affairs, financial matters, and more on a limited or general basis.
Working with an experienced lawyer like me goes a long way toward passing your wealth on to the next generation and keep your family’s future secure. I can help you create the right plan for you and your family that can minimize tax consequences, avoid probate, and handle all of your concerns with clarity, detail and according to legal standards.
Draft Your Custom Estate Plan Today With My Counsel
For client-focused service with personal attention, cohesive answers and plans that address your goals, contact Richardson Law, PLLC. I will work with you to create the documents that set you and your family up for peace of mind. Call me at 208-516-3773 or send me an email.